NPR Ombudsman 'Loved' to Discover Republicans Get More 'Fiscal Cliff

December 13th, 2012 2:03 PM
NPR ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos has demonstrated he's not interested in the argument that NPR has a liberal bias. But he has repeatedly addressed listeners who are angry NPR favors Republicans too much, or fails to pounce immediately on leftist PR stunts like Occupy Wall Street. On Wednesday, his post began: "Arthur Price of New York City asked this provocative question: '…

NPR Plays Up Democrats' 'Pay Equity' Tactic Against GOP; Omit Democrat

June 6th, 2012 8:09 PM
NPR's Tamara Keith forwarded the "war on women" talking point of Democratic senators on Tuesday's All Things Considered as she reported on their proposed Paycheck Fairness Act. Keith spotlighted how "the bill's author...Senator Barbara Mikulski from Maryland, points out women earn just 77 cents for every dollar made by a man in the same position. She says that's…

NPR Cites Far-Left Think Progress, Former Kerry Aide In Anti-Romney Re

April 2nd, 2012 10:52 PM
NPR's Tamara Keith filed a one-sided report on Monday's Morning Edition about Mitt Romney's "apparent shift in emphasis, if not an outright reversal" on the issue of energy policy. Keith cited the "liberal news site Think Progress" as one of her main sources for her report. She also turned to a former aide to Democrats John Kerry and Deval Patrick without giving…